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Low carbohydrate versus isoenergetic balanced diets for reducing weight and cardiovascular risk : a systematic review and meta-analysis
(Public Library of Science, 2014-07)
Abstract Background: Some popular weight loss diets restricting carbohydrates (CHO) claim to be more effective, and have additional health benefits in preventing cardiovascular disease compared to balanced weight loss ...
Pycnogenol for the treatment of chronic disorders : a systematic review
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: Oxidative stress has been implicated in the development of a number of conditions including amongst others cancer, arthritic disorders and cardiovascular disease. Pycnogenol is a herbal ...
Antiviral efficacy and safety of abacavir-containing combination antiretroviral therapy as first-line treatment of HIV-infected children and adolescents : a systematic review protocol
(BioMed Central, 2014-08)
Abstract Background: Abacavir is one of the recommended nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) for the treatment of HIV infections among children and adolescents. However, there are concerns that the antiviral ...
Efficacy and safety of abacavir-containing combination antiretroviral therapy as first-line treatment of HIV infected children and adolescents : a systematic review and meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2015-10)
Background: Abacavir is one of the recommended nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) for the treatment of HIV infections among children and adolescents. However, there are concerns that the antiviral ...
Methods used and lessons learnt in conducting document reviews of medical and allied health curricula : a key step in curriculum evaluation
(BioMed Central, 2014-11)
Background: This paper describes the process, our experience and the lessons learnt in doing document reviews of health science curricula. Since we could not find relevant literature to guide us on how to ...
Evaluating evidence-based health care teaching and learning in the undergraduate human nutrition; occupational therapy; physiotherapy; and speech, language and hearing therapy programs at a sub-Saharan African academic institution
(Public Library of Science, 2017-02-16)
Background: It is important that all undergraduate healthcare students are equipped with evidence-based health care (EBHC) knowledge and skills to encourage evidence-informed decision-making after graduation. We assessed ...